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Greek referendum: a “No” would bring new economic darkness

Leaving the EU might not be the panacea some believe

By George Magnus  

What would a post-EU Greece look like? © Jens Kalaene/DPA/Press Association Images

Conspiracy theorists would have us believe that Syriza’s goal all along was to get to the point where the public would vote for Greece to leave the Eurozone. There will be plenty of time to disembowel this assertion, but next Sunday Greek citizens have been promised a referendum, in which they will be in essence voting on this issue.

Given that the referendum is over whether the…

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